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Kawartha Settlers' Village in Bobcaygeon is one of four attractions in the Kawarthas that are finalists in the 2018 Ontario's Choice Awards. Lang Pioneer Village in Keene, Ganaraska Treetop Trekking in Campbellcroft, and Westben Theatre in Campbellford are also finalists. You can vote for these and your other favourite attractions until the end of September, with the winners announced in October. (Photo: Kawartha Settlers' Village)

businessNOW – May 7, 2018

Featuring local Ontario's Choice Awards finalists, Milltown Mini Golf, Random Acts of Green, Starter Company participants, Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton Peterborough, and upcoming business events.
On May 6, 2018, 424 Transport and Rescue Squadron from CFB Trenton rescued two people stranded on an island in Crowe River south of Cordova Lake near Havelock, Ontario. (Photo: 8 Wing Trenton / 424 Squadron)

Watch this dramatic helicopter rescue of a couple stranded on an island

Toronto-area man and woman swam to island in Crowe River north of Havelock after their canoe was capsized by turbulent water.
The sign at the now-closed Moondance at 425 George Street North being taken home. It will be displayed in Pappas Billiards at 407 George Street North. (Photo: Moondance Music)

Iconic Moondance sign will have a new home at Pappas Billiards

Owner Mike Taveroff closed Canada's oldest independent record store on April 28.
The May 4, 2018 wind storm in southern Ontario caused significant damage including downed trees, damaged roofs, and broken or leaning hydro poles, including this one at Sherbrooke and Aylmer streets in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: Wendy Gibson)

Extreme wind storm causes extensive damage

Wind gusts up to 120kph leave thousands of people in the Kawarthas without power.
The beach at the Selwyn Beach Conservation Area. (Photo: Township of Selwyn)

No day use fees this year at Selwyn Beach Conservation Area

Sandy beach with shallow water on Chemong Lake north of Peterborough is ideal for families.
Brendan Wedley, the new Manager of Communication Services with the City of Peterborough, with his family. (Photo: Brendan Wedley / Facebook)

Brendan Wedley hired as City of Peterborough’s new communications manager

Currently assistant to the Mayor Daryl Bennett, Wedley was previously a newspaper reporter and communications manager for downtown Peterborough.
Severe thunderstorm

Wind warning and severe thunderstorm watch for the Kawarthas

Winds will diminish in the evening as high pressure system arrives with pleasant weather returning on Saturday.
This week, we are featuring The Twisted Wheel, Jonathan Hall and Mike Judson's new joint venture in downtown Peterborough which opened at the end of April featuring DJs almost every night along with the occasional live music event, and Beard Free Brewing, Peterborough's latest micro-brewery located on The Parkway which is hosting live music on Saturday afternoons beginning May 5th with Randy Hill. (Photo: Mike Judson / Twitter)

nightlifeNOW – May 3 to 9

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, May 3 to Wednesday, May 9
Jewel is one of four dogs from northern Ontario available for adoption at the Peterborough Humane Society. Back in April, 21 dogs were transferred from a remote community near the Manitoba border under the Ontario SPCA's The Year of the Northern Dog initiative, which aims to address the issue of the overpopulation of dogs in northern Canada. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough Humane Society)

Four northern dogs available for adoption at Peterborough Humane Society

Dogs transferred from northern Ontario as part of Ontario SPCA's The Year of the Northern Dog initiative.
The Peterborough Farmers' Market at Morrow Park in June 2015. Originally accused of aggressive conduct towards other market vendors in 2017, seven local farmers and food producers say they received notices of their eviction from the Saturday market for the 2018 season. (Photo: Linda Howes / Google)

Local farmers ‘stunned’ at their eviction from Peterborough farmers’ market

Seven vendors claim board accuses them of damaging market's reputation, board confirms five vendor applications not renewed.

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